GRAL - GReco Arabo Latino Incontro di culture (University of Padua, University of Pisa)
"Incontro di culture" is an International Centre dedicated to advanced study of the
transmission of texts from Greek into Arabic and Latin. It is located since 2006 in the
Philosophy Department of the Università di Pisa, Italy
Centre attracts senior and younger scholars from the Università degli Studi di Padova, the
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Paris) and the Université Saint-Joseph, Beyrouth.
"Incontro di culture" pays special attention to top research training in the field of textual and
philosophical research on the Graeco-Arabic, Graeco-Syriac, Graeco-Latin and Arabic-Latin
translations. An annual meeting is organised, especially for PhD students from various
countries: the meeting is devoted each year to the transmission of a philosophical corpus, or a
work, from Greek into Syriac, Arabic and Latin. A research grant is given each year to a PhD
student from an Arabic-speaking country. The Pisa University Press series Greco, Arabo,
Latino. Le vie del sapere, created within the context of the Centre, includes editions
accompanied by translations and running commentaries, as well as monographs on the
various aspects of the Greek heritage in Syriac, Arabic and Latin.
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